This colorless and transparent liquid that flows in waterfalls, lakes and oceans, and which is one of the main resources that the beings of planet Earth need to survive, is also possessed of numerous curiosities. For this reason, we will show you below some curious facts about water, and they are just a few!
Curious facts about water – #savewatersaveearth
- 75% of the human brain is made of water.
- Human blood is 83% water.
- The human body has an average of 37 liters of water, equivalent to 66% of the body mass of an adult.
- Around 1.1 billion people in the world do not have direct access to drinking water sources.
- If a person feels thirsty, it is because they lost more than 1% of the total water in their body.
- Water leaves a person’s stomach 5 minutes after it has been consumed.
- During a 5 minute shower, approximately between 95 and 195 liters of water are used.
- Drinking water in excess and quickly can cause intoxication since the liquid dilutes the sodium levels in the blood, which can cause an imbalance in the brain.
- Each year approximately 3 million people die from diseases related to water quality.
Remember that water is a resource that we must continue to have for more years, for that reason, let us join forces to provide everyone with this service that is a necessity for the life of any human being on earth. In addition to knowing these curious facts about water, follow these tips to take care of it!
- Do not delay in the shower, every minute that water falls is equivalent to 20 liters of water.
- Turn off the tap while brushing your teeth.
- Repair leaks or leaks in faucets and pipes.
- Wash dishes in a water tray and not while the water falls directly from the sink.
- Adjust the water levels in the washing machine, or put a lot of clothes in each wash, since this way you do not have to spend a lot of water for a few clothes
- Wash your car or bicycle with a sponge and buckets, not with the shower.
- Do not play with the water, it is an issue that will worry us soon if we do not take care of it.
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